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With 52 weeks in a year, why not make at least one meat-free? That’s the empowering idea behind Compassion Over Killing’s VegWeek campaign! VegWeek 2018 kicks off on April 16, and you can get a head start on the fun right now! Take the VegPledge today. It’s easy: simply pledge now and you’ll get free recipes, product coupons, and more. You’ll instantly unlock …

COK’s TryVeg.com Helps Fuel Leilani Münter’s Vegan Strong Race Car!

Compassion Over Killing Staff Campaigns, Environment, Veg Eating

Compassion Over Killing (COK) is proud to join A Well-Fed World as a sponsor of race car driver Leilani Münter‘s Vegan Strong car, soon to hit the track at the world-famous Daytona International Speedway. Leilani is a professional race car driver and environmental activist who drives a 100% solar-powered Tesla. Sports Illustrated has named her one of the top ten female race car drivers in …

Innovative New Vegan Raw Tuna Surfaces at Whole Foods

Compassion Over Killing Staff Animals, Environment, Veg Eating

A new raw vegan tuna has surfaced at Whole Foods, soon available for fish-free sushi rolls at locations in New York and Los Angeles! Ocean Hugger Foods calls this fish-friendly dish, made from tomatoes, Ahimi, and tells Epicurious that it also has plans in the works for fishless salmon (made from carrots) and eel (made from eggplant). After all, there …

Tyson to Pay $2M for Pollution That Killed 100,000 Fish

Compassion Over Killing Staff Animals, Environment

Compassion Over Killing’s groundbreaking investigation of Tyson Foods broiler breeder factories revealed egregious animal abuse, and drove unprecedented charges and convictions for cruelty to chickens. And Tyson, the nation’s largest chicken producer, is also taking a devastating toll on the planet. A recent report named the company the leading polluter of the Gulf of Mexico. When Tyson planned to construct a …

Report: Tyson Foods Leading Pollution in the Gulf of Mexico

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A new report names Tyson Foods — America’s largest meat company — the lead culprit in creating a horrifyingly large “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico. Tyson, which produces one out of every five pounds of meat in the US, has been repeatedly exposed for animal cruelty, too. A gutwrenching 2016 Compassion Over Killing investigation revealed horrific abuse at …

Help Our Finned Friends on World Oceans Day

Compassion Over Killing Staff Animals, Environment

For some here on land, it can be easy to feel disconnected from the species living beneath the waves of the world’s oceans. But if you dive just a little bit deeper into the world of fish, you may be surprised to learn how smart these remarkable animals are! DYK that fish have good memories? Or that they can use tools, or …

Here’s Why You Have the Power to Protect the Environment

Compassion Over Killing Staff Environment, Veg Eating

Today is World Environment Day, and planet Earth is facing plenty of threats, with more challenges undoubtedly ahead. The good news is you don’t need to be a politician or a cape-wearing superhero to enact change. Each one of us has the power to help protect the planet we all call home. That’s why Compassion Over Killing launched the Plant-Powered Planet Protectors …

Sweet VegWeek 2017 Success!

Compassion Over Killing Staff Animals, Campaigns, Environment, Health, Veg Eating

VegWeek 2017 has been a sweet success, empowering thousands of people to explore meatless eating thanks to the hundreds of people who recruited friends and family to join the fun, and our amazing VegWeek Endorsers and Partners who offered motivation and encouragement! Here are a few highlights from the VegWeek food and fun. Thousands Explore Veg Eating From April 17 through April …

It’s Earth Week! Take a Bite Out of Climate Change

Compassion Over Killing Staff Campaigns, Environment

It’s Earth Week – and almost Earth Day (April 22)! Study after study confirms that animal agriculture is a leading cause of environmental degradation. Nine billion farmed animals are killed for us to eat each year — in the US alone, most suffering in confinement and filthy conditions on factory farms. This mass-scale animal farming is not only devastating to the …